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Trialling artificial intelligence as a way to navigate government information

By   /  October 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Economy, KB, KB, New Zealand Ministry of Economic Development, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Trialling artificial intelligence as a way to navigate government information

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Economic Development Meet Tai – he’s a 25 year old New Zealander who can navigate his way through complex information across multiple government websites, and provide you with answers to your questions in the blink of an eye. Only Tai’s not an actual person – he’s a digital assistant – […]

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Understanding variability in tourism spend

By   /  October 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Economy, KB, KB, New Zealand Ministry of Economic Development, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Understanding variability in tourism spend

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Economic Development On: 19 October 2018 A report released today by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment shows that while arrival numbers and international tourism spend between 2013 – mid 2018 increased, this period was particularly irregular over the short term. “There is an expectation that growth in visitor […]

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Energy in New Zealand 2018 released

By   /  October 18, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Economy, KB, KB, New Zealand Ministry of Economic Development, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Energy in New Zealand 2018 released

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Economic Development On: 18 October 2018 Energy demand increased slightly and renewable electricity generation remained above 80 per cent in 2017 according to the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s latest annual energy report. Energy in New Zealand 2018, released today, is MBIE’s annual round-up of the energy sector, highlighting […]

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Have your say — Public consultation on the trans-Tasman framework for e-Invoicing

By   /  October 17, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Economy, KB, KB, New Zealand Ministry of Economic Development, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Have your say — Public consultation on the trans-Tasman framework for e-Invoicing

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Economic Development On: 17 October 2018 The New Zealand Business Number team is seeking a public consultation on the trans-Tasman operational governance framework for electronic invoicing (e-Invoicing). Since its original development in Australia in 2016 by peak industry bodies, software developers and government agencies, the e-Invoicing framework has expanded and […]

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$245,000 for Great Lake Trail extension

By   /  October 17, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Economy, KB, KB, New Zealand Ministry of Economic Development, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on $245,000 for Great Lake Trail extension

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Economic Development On: 17 October 2018 A 15 kilometre extension to the Great Lake Trail has been granted $245,000 through the Ngā Haerenga, the New Zealand Cycle Trail: Enhancement and Extension Fund. The new Otaketake Link will branch off the K2K Track, between Kawakawa Bay and Kinloch, and run to […]

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2018 Research, Science and Innovation System Performance Report

By   /  October 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Economy, KB, KB, New Zealand Ministry of Economic Development, Public Sector, Science innovation news  /  Comments Off on 2018 Research, Science and Innovation System Performance Report

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Economic Development On: 15 October 2018 The 2018 Research, Science and Innovation System Performance Report has been released, outlining how New Zealand’s system is performing in key areas. The report details New Zealand’s strengths and weaknesses across a range of topics including people, skills, funding, and knowledge production, in comparison […]

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2019 China-New Zealand Year of Tourism opening ceremony announced

By   /  October 15, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Economy, KB, KB, New Zealand Ministry of Economic Development, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on 2019 China-New Zealand Year of Tourism opening ceremony announced

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Economic Development On: 15 October 2018 The official 2019 China-New Zealand Year of Tourism opening ceremony will be held at Te Papa in February 2019 and coincides with the hosting of 2,300-year-old Chinese artefacts as a part of the Terracotta Warriors: Guardians of Immortality exhibition. Event manager Katherine MacGregor said […]

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Migrant workers exploited in two remote New Zealand shops

By   /  October 11, 2018  /  24/7 News, Economy, KB, New Zealand Ministry of Economic Development, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Migrant workers exploited in two remote New Zealand shops

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Economic Development The Employment Court has ruled three migrant employees working in two stores in Murupara and Kopuriki will receive $10,000 each in compensation from an employer couple who “conspired to instigate, aid and abet” persistent breaches of their employment rights. Labour Inspectorate Retail Sector Lead Loua Ward says, the […]

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Tourism spending data for November 2017 released

By   /  January 30, 2018  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Ministry of Economic Development, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Tourism spending data for November 2017 released

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Economic Development – Release/Statement Headline: Tourism spending data for November 2017 released The latest Monthly Regional Tourism Estimates released by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) today show that tourism expenditure grew in most regions over the year ending November 2017. MBIE’s manager of Sector […]

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MBIE welcomes Rocket Lab’s successful second launch

By   /  January 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Ministry of Economic Development, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on MBIE welcomes Rocket Lab’s successful second launch

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Economic Development – Release/Statement Headline: MBIE welcomes Rocket Lab’s successful second launch The New Zealand Space Agency at the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment has welcomed Rocket Lab’s successful second test rocket launch into space from the Mahia Peninsula. The test rocket, called ‘Still Testing’, also […]

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Heat goes on Auckland landlord for not having smoke alarms

By   /  January 17, 2018  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Ministry of Economic Development, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Heat goes on Auckland landlord for not having smoke alarms

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Economic Development – Release/Statement Headline: Heat goes on Auckland landlord for not having smoke alarms The Tenancy Compliance and Investigations Team has successfully taken an Auckland landlord to the Tenancy Tribunal for failing to install smoke alarms, giving all landlords in this busy rental market a timely […]

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Correction to Cost Benefit Analysis – America’s Cup

By   /  December 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Ministry of Economic Development, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Correction to Cost Benefit Analysis – America’s Cup

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Economic Development – Release/Statement Headline: Correction to Cost Benefit Analysis – America’s Cup Market Economics has advised the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) of errors to the cost-benefit analysis in their report “36th America’s Cup: High Level Economic Assessment Evaluation” which MBIE commissioned. Market Economics […]

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Auckland butcher pleads guilty to breaching bankruptcy restrictions

By   /  December 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Ministry of Economic Development, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Auckland butcher pleads guilty to breaching bankruptcy restrictions

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Economic Development – Release/Statement Headline: Auckland butcher pleads guilty to breaching bankruptcy restrictions Sushil Kumar Sharma pleaded guilty in November at the Auckland District Court to five charges under the Insolvency Act 2006, brought by the Official Assignee. The charges were for managing a business while bankrupt […]

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$14.2 million announced for tourism infrastructure

By   /  December 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Ministry of Economic Development, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on $14.2 million announced for tourism infrastructure

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Economic Development – Release/Statement Headline: $14.2 million announced for tourism infrastructure Total co-funding of $14.2 million will be granted to various local councils around the country through round one of the Tourism Infrastructure Fund. Successful applications include 30 for visitor-related infrastructure projects, amounting to $14 million. Smaller […]

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$708,000 awarded for cycle trail maintenance

By   /  December 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Ministry of Economic Development, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on $708,000 awarded for cycle trail maintenance

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Economic Development – Release/Statement Headline: $708,000 awarded for cycle trail maintenance The Great Rides of the New Zealand Cycle Trail received a $708,000 investment today through the seventh round of the Maintaining the Quality of Great Rides Fund. Nga Haerenga, the New Zealand Cycle Trail is a […]

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Employers must follow the law when paying alternative holidays, says Inspectorate

By   /  December 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Ministry of Economic Development, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Employers must follow the law when paying alternative holidays, says Inspectorate

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Economic Development – Release/Statement Headline: Employers must follow the law when paying alternative holidays, says Inspectorate Following an ERA determination relating to Wendco (NZ) Limited (Source: Employment NZ) [PDF 245 KB], the Labour Inspectorate is advising businesses that have been following similar processes to take steps to […]

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Unlicensed immigration adviser sentenced to home detention for providing advice in Pacific community

By   /  November 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Ministry of Economic Development, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Unlicensed immigration adviser sentenced to home detention for providing advice in Pacific community

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Economic Development – Release/Statement Headline: Unlicensed immigration adviser sentenced to home detention for providing advice in Pacific community An Auckland woman of Tongan nationality has been sentenced to 10 months home detention and ordered to pay reparation of $6,420 for illegally providing New Zealand immigration advice in […]

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Changes to fire safety design requirements will help save lives

By   /  November 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Ministry of Economic Development, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Changes to fire safety design requirements will help save lives

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Economic Development – Release/Statement Headline: Changes to fire safety design requirements will help save lives Fire safety design requirements will save lives and will better reflect urban landscapes in New Zealand, says Dave Robson, Manager Building Performance and Engineering. “The New Zealand built landscape is changing and […]

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New standard helps businesses raise the bar on product safety

By   /  November 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Ministry of Economic Development, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on New standard helps businesses raise the bar on product safety

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Economic Development – Release/Statement Headline: New standard helps businesses raise the bar on product safety Businesses involved in design, manufacture, and distribution have another product safety tool to draw on, with a new standard offered free for the first time to businesses. “The best way for businesses […]

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New Zealand retains top spot for ease of doing business

By   /  November 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, New Zealand Ministry of Economic Development, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on New Zealand retains top spot for ease of doing business

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Economic Development – Release/Statement Headline: New Zealand retains top spot for ease of doing business For the second year in a row, New Zealand has claimed top spot in the World Bank Doing Business 2018 report for ease of doing business, ahead of 190 other economies. “This […]

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